Real Madrid vs Liverpool Odds : Champions League shock at Bernabeu or emphatic home win?

The latest Real Madrid Liverpool odds and team news, live stream schedule as the latest betting suggest a very difficult Champions League night for Brendan Rogers’s side.

Out of sorts Liverpool will look to keep their Champions League hopes alive when they travel to Madrid to take on in-form Real at the Bernabeu, who can be backed at 1/4 to win tonight.

Last time out these two heavyweights of European football played out a one-sided content with Real showing their pedigree with a 3-0 win at Anfield.

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Since then Carlo Ancelotti’s side have beat Barcelona, Cornella and Granada to all but progress in the Copa del Rey and go top of La Liga.

Liverpool meanwhile have drawn with Hull, scrapped past Swansea in the league cup and lost to Newcastle to sit 7th in the league.

The Reds need to take something from this game if they are to progress to the knock-out stages.

Brendan Rodgers men are currently third in the group after winning just one and losing two of their opening three games.

real madrid liverpool in the Champions LeagueReal on the other hand can confirm their place in the next round with a win against the 5 times winners. The odds would appear to be in their favour given recent form. Los Meringues have won 11 games on the trot in all competitions. During that run they have scored 40 goals and conceded just 5.

Confidence within the camp appears to be high with goalkeeper Iker Casillas optimistic that they can match the achievements of last season when they won the Copa del Rey and Champions league.

“We’re enjoying a great period and I hope that at the end of the season we pick up major silverware like we did last year” the shot-stopper said.

“We have good young players and more experienced guys who help the youngsters so that they know what Real Madrid is all about. We have the ingredients to win major trophies and make history, and I hope that’s the case.

“This Madrid side is a team that began to be created after winning the Copa del Rey and the European Cup last year. We know that important players have left, but other important players have joined and you have to gel. The new players are doing well and we’re getting positive results.”

Real will welcome back Gareth Bale to the side however Dani Carvajal is struggling with a hamstring injury. Liverpool meanwhile are likely to be without Daniel Sturridge and Mamadou Sakho.

Trevor Keane is an Irish based sports writer and the author of Gaffers, 50 years of Irish Managers and Running through Walls, the Dave Langan Story.